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Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Level
Series
Fonds
4
Series
1
Material Format
multiple media
Date
[ca. 1900]-2000
Physical Description
49 cm of textual records and other material
Admin History/Bio
Sol Edell, the son of Paul and Mollie Edell, was one of five siblings. He and Dolly Weinstock, the daughter of Moishe and Sylvia Weinstock, had two daughters and two sons and lived in Toronto. After Dolly died in 1961, he married Celia (nee Rogen) Hoffman, a widow, in 1966. He became the stepfather to the two sons of Max and Celia Hoffman who had been residents of Hamilton. Some members of the family remained in Toronto while others moved to other parts of Canada, the United States and Israel. Sol Edell was actively involved in or provided financial support to many educational, professional and religious organizations.
Scope and Content
Series includes correspondence, invitations, publications, photographs, family films and a sound recording. The series is made up of seven sub-series: Associations, Charities, Community Activities, Education and Extra-Curricular Activities, Life Cycle and Family Events, Religious, and Residence.
Notes
Physical description note: includes 12 photographs, 7 film reels, 1 audio reel, 1 plaque, 4 badges, and 47 architectural drawings.
Name Access
Hoffman, Max
Hoffman, Celia
Rho Pi Phi
Harbord Collegiate
Subjects
Education
Greek letter societies
Physical Condition
Film and sound reels should be digitized.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Hoffman family fonds
Personal series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 6; Series 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Hoffman family fonds
Personal series
Level
Series
Fonds
6
Series
3
Material Format
multiple media
Date
[195-]-1962
Physical Description
5 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Max and Celia Hoffman lived in Hamilton with their 2 children, Stephen and Jay. They were members of Adas Israel synagogue and the Beverley Golf and Country Club. The children attended the Hamilton Talmud Torah.
Scope and Content
Series contains correspondence and blueprints relating to the construction of the Hoffman residence. Also included are the Westlake Secondary School yearbook, the school attended by the Hoffman children and a biography of Meyer Hoffman, a relative of Max Hoffman. In addition, there is correspondence relating to the Hoffman family membership in the Beverley Golf and Country Club.
Name Access
Hamilton
Beverley Golf and Country Club
Subjects
Building
Education
Golf
Recreation
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Associations sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Associations sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
4
Series
1-1
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1961-1995
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records
1 photograph
Admin History/Bio
Sol Edell was a member of the pharmaceutical fraternity Rho Pi Phi and the Rotary Club, a non sectarian businessman’s association.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of correspondence and publications from the international pharmaceutical fraternity Rho Pi Phi and from its Toronto alumni chapter, Rokeach. In addition, there are publications from Nu Chapter, the University of Toronto student chapter. As well, the sub-series includes correspondence and publications from the Rotary Club.
Name Access
Rho Pi Phi
Rokeach
Nu Chapter
University of Toronto, School of Pharmacy
Rotary Club
Subjects
Greek letter societies
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Charities sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Charities sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
4
Series
1-2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1957-1997
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Sol Edell made charitable donations to a large number of Jewish organizations mainly ones located in Canada, Israel and the United States.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of correspondence, receipts and certificates from Canadian, American and Israeli educational, religious and welfare organizations and institutions that received charitable donations from the Edell family.
Subjects
Charities
Education
Israel
Religion
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Community activities sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Community activities sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
4
Series
1-3
Material Format
textual record
object
Date
1968-1995
Physical Description
3 folders of textual records
1 plaque
Admin History/Bio
Sol Edell was involved in a variety of religious, educational and cultural organizations. Not only did he make financial donations to organizations, but he also became personally involved and organized specific projects. As well, representatives of foreign institutions would stay at his home when they came to Toronto on speaking engagements or fundraising missions.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of awards that relate to Sol Edell’s fundraising efforts on behalf of “Yeshiva Hatalmid” and for hosting speakers and fundraisers who were visiting Toronto. Also included is a day book listing community meetings as well as family events. As well, there is correspondence relating to an item loaned to the Baycrest Heritage Museum, and a plaque.
Name Access
Yeshiva Hatalmid
Baycrest Heritage Museum
Subjects
Education
Fund raising
Religion
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Education and extracurricular activities sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Education and extracurricular activities sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
4
Series
1-4
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
object
Date
1921-1999
Physical Description
4 folders of textual records
1 photograph
4 badges
Admin History/Bio
Sol Edell attended Harbord Collegiate and was an honours student winning awards in several extra curricular activities. His children and grandchildren also excelled scholastically while attending a variety various Jewish parochial schools in Toronto such as the Associated Hebrew Day Schools, Eitz Chaim, Netivot Hatorah and Yeshivat Bnei Akiva Or Chaim Ulpanat Orot.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of material relating to the educational and recreational activities of the Edell family. There are newspaper clippings relating to Sol Edell’s participation in the Harbord Collegiate’s First Aid team and a University of Toronto graduation photograph. Sub-series includes correspondence, notices and booklets from his sisters’ and children’s elementary, high school and university graduation commencement exercises. In addition, sub-series consists of correspondence with the Associated Hebrew Day Schools relating to a scholarship awarded in memory of Sol Edell's grandfather, Rabbi Yosef Weinreb.
Name Access
Harbord Collegiate
First Aid team
Rabbi Yosef Weinreb Scholarship
University of Toronto
Subjects
Education
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Life cycle and family events sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Life cycle and family events sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
4
Series
1-5
Material Format
multiple media
Date
[ca. 1900]-2000
Physical Description
37 cm of textual records and other material
Admin History/Bio
Sol Edell had a large family and a large circle of friends and aquaintenances. Consequently, he was invited to many circumcisions, weddings and Bar and Bat Mitzvahs. He also set up several memorial funds in memory of his sister and wives.There are also documents in this sub-series that relate to family members.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of correspondence, receipts, diplomas, photographs and films documenting various family celebrations, vacations and home life. There is a selection of invitations, cards and benchers sent by the Edell, Weinstock and Hoffman families as well as ones that they received from family and friends. In addition, there are newspaper clippings and notices of the deaths of Edell family members and friends as well as correspondence and receipts relating to memorial funds set up in their memory. The sub-series also contains films of family and friends taken at home, on vacation and at family celebrations.
Notes
Physical description note: includes 10 photographs, 7 film reels, and 1 audio reel.
Name Access
Hoffman family
Weinstock family
Edell, Dolly
Edell, Celia
Subjects
Families
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Religious sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Religious sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
4
Series
1-6
Material Format
textual record
Date
1962-1997
Physical Description
3 folders of textual records
Admin History/Bio
During his lifetime Sol Edell regularly attended or maintained membership in a number of different synagogues. As a child Sol Edell’s family were members of Shomrai Shabbos. After he married he became a founding member of Clanton Park. His second wife Celia was a member of Adas Israel prior to their marriage. The Edell’s also had a cottage in Belle Ewart and they attended the synagogue which the Jewish cottagers had established for the summer.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of correspondence, receipts and newspaper clippings relating to the religious activities of the Edell family. This includes dues and donations to Adas Israel, Clanton Park and Shomrai Shabbos synagogues. As well there are newspaper clippings about the synagogue in Belle Ewart. Also included are contracts for the sale of chametz for Passover.
Name Access
Shomrai Shabbos
Adas Israel Congregation (Hamilton, Ont.)
Clanton Park Synagogue (Toronto, Ont.)
Ewart, Belle
Subjects
Religion
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Residences sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Residences sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
4
Series
1-7
Material Format
architectural drawing
textual record
Date
1955-1981
Physical Description
47 architectural drawings
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Sol Edell became interested in construction in 1948 after he purchased a building and opened his drug store. He later built several commercial buildings. He also supervised the construction and renovation of his own home and the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. Weinstock (likely his in-laws). In addition, he took an active role in the construction and renovation of several synagogues in Toronto and Hamilton.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of invoices and technical drawings relating to the construction and renovation of the Edell and Weinstock homes in North York and Malton.
Subjects
Architecture
Physical Condition
Architectural drawings are in poor condition. They should be flattened and stored flat. The majority should also be encapsulated in melinex to prevent re-curling and to protect them from further damage (with the exception of the pencil drawings).
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Hoffman family fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 6; Series 3; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Hoffman family fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
6
Series
3
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1956-1959
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
The Beverley Golf and Country Club was a club founded by members of the Jewish community living in the vicinity of the city of Hamilton. Mr. and Mrs. Max Hoffman, Mr. and Mrs. Sol Hoffman and Mr. and Mrs. Morris Kam were members.
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence from the Beverley Golf and Country Club regarding general rules, membership fees and club programmes. As well, there is a copy of the constitution, an annual report for the year 1959 and a membership list.
Name Access
Hoffman, Max
Hoffman, Sol
Kam, Morris
Subjects
Golf
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Hoffman family fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 6; Series 3; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Hoffman family fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
6
Series
3
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1957-1958; 1964
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of donations requests and receipts for donations made by the Hoffman family. The majority of the organizations are religious institutions located in Canada, the United States and Israel.
Name Access
Hoffman, Max
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Hoffman family fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 6; Series 3; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Hoffman family fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
6
Series
3
File
4
Material Format
textual record
Date
1967-1969
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of ledger sheets listing the income and expenses charged to the Estate of Max Hoffman. The income includes a mortgage on the fomer Hoffman reidence and the proceeds of Max Hoffman's life insurance policy. The expenses consist of personal expenses and loans to David Hoffman and Celia Edell's father, S. Rogen.
Name Access
Rogen, S
Hoffman, David
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Hoffman family fonds
Personal series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 6; Series 3; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Hoffman family fonds
Personal series
Level
Item
Fonds
6
Series
3
File
5
Material Format
textual record
Date
1981
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Meyer Hoffman was born in Poland in 1894, immigrated to Israel in 1933 and died in 1979. He was both a writer and a teacher.
Scope and Content
Item consists of a tribute book in memory of Meyer Hoffman and includes a family history, Meyer Hoffman's writings and tributes from family and friends.
Subjects
Families
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Hoffman family fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 6; Series 3; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Hoffman family fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
6
Series
3
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
[195-]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
The Hoffman residence in Hamilton had been custom built for the family.
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence from the contractor listing the materials which would be used to build the Hoffman residence, the details of work which would be done and the construction timeline.
Name Access
Hoffman, Max
Hoffman, Celia
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Associations sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-1; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Associations sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
4
Series
1-1
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1962-1995, predominant 1983-1989
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of dues statements and notices of meetings of the Rokeah Chapter of Rho Pi Phi. The meetings are either social events or continuing education programmes sponsored by the chapter. Also included is correspondence from Rho Pi Phi's head office.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Associations sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-1; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Associations sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
4
Series
1-1
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1968-1970, 1975
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of yearbooks published by the Rokeah chapter of Rho Pi Phi as well as an issue of the chapter's "Rokean" bulletin (Jan. 1975). The yearbooks include articles about the chapter's activities and lists of members.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Associations sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-1; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Associations sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
4
Series
1-1
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
July 1980
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
The Rho Pi Phi convention was held in Toronto in 1980.
Scope and Content
File consists of the 57th annual convention Rho Pi Phi programme book which includes a schedule of convention events and articles about the chapters throughout the United States and Canada.
Name Access
Rokeach chapter
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Associations sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-1; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Associations sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
4
Series
1-1
File
5
Material Format
textual record
Date
Nov. 1961
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of an issue of the ROPE newsletter, published by Nu, the University of Toronto undergaduate chapter of Phi Pi Rho.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Associations sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-1; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Associations sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
4
Series
1-1
File
4
Material Format
textual record
Date
1984-1992
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of ROPE, the Rho Pi Phi newsletter.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Associations sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-1; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Associations sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
4
Series
1-1
File
6
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1961-1974
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of newsletters for 1961 and 1962 as well as a 1974 membership list for the Rexdale Rotary Club and a directory of Canadian Rotary Clubs. In addition, there is a letter from the Rexdale chapter to Sol Edell asking if he would be interested in making a donation to the Etobicoke General Hospital in memory of his late wife, Celia. Finally file consists of a photograph of foreign students who were hosted by the Rotary Club at the airport.
Notes
Photograph is by Howard Anderson Photography Ltd.
Physical Condition
Photograph has a tear part-way through the centre.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Charities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-2; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Charities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
4
Series
1-2
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1966-1997
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of receipts for donations and letters soliciting funds for charitable organizations, the majority of which were religious, educational and social welfare institutions located in Canada and Israel.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Charities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-2; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Charities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
4
Series
1-2
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1973-1992, predominant 1980-1982
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of receipts for donations and letters soliciting funds for charitable organizations, the majority of which were religious, educational and social welfare institutions located in Canada and Israel.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Charities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-2; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Charities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
4
Series
1-2
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1957-1995, predominant 1972-1986
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of receipts for charitable donations.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
Series
Fonds
2
Series
1
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
[192-?]-1995
Physical Description
10 cm of textual records
43 photographs
2 postcards
Scope and Content
Series consists of records documenting Ben Dunkelman’s family, private life, and such hobbies as yachting and travel. Included are photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, invitations, certificates, speeches, a travel diary, a passport, and a scrapbook. The series is made up of two sub-series: 1. David and Rose Dunkelman (including biographies of those in the Dunkelman family) and 2. Theodora Dunkelman (Ben Dunkelman’s sister).
Name Access
Dunkelman, David, 1883-1978 (subject)
Dunkelman, Rose, 1889-1949 (subject)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
2
Series
1-1
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
[192-?]-1991
Physical Description
5 cm of textual records
3 photographs
Admin History/Bio
Rose and David Dunkelman, Benjamin Dunkelman's parents, were staunch supporters of Toronto's Zionist community. David was a leader of the Zionist Organization of Canada for more than 50 years, while Rose was publisher and first managing editor of the Jewish Standard, a Toronto-based Zionist magazine she founded with her husband. In addition, she was the first vice-president of the Hadassah Organization of Canada and president of the Hadassah Organization of Ontario. Both fervently supported Zionist projects.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of photographs, clippings, obituaries, correspondence and biographical information in connection with Rose, David and Ben Dunkelman. The sub-series contains a pamphlet from the Toronto Zionist Council in 1957 celebrating the council’s 50th anniversary and praising Rose Dunkelman. There are also copies of articles about Rose Dunkelman by H.M. Kaiserman and Meyer W. Weisgal.
Name Access
Dunkelman, Rose, 1889-1949
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Theodora Dunkelman sub-series sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Theodora Dunkelman sub-series sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
2
Series
1-2
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
[192-?]-Nov. 1953
Physical Description
3 folders of textual records
26 photographs
2 postcards
Admin History/Bio
Theodora Dunkelman, one of Ben Dunkelman’s three sisters, was an actress who obtained her bachelor's degree in fine arts and drama from the Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1946. She died in 1947.
Custodial History
Ben Dunkelman acquired some of his sister's records after her death.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of four files of photographs, clippings, brochures and documents. It includes a scrapbook containing clippings and brochures about Theodora Dunkelman’s acting performances and her sister Zelda’s marriage to Morton Harrison Wilner. Other clippings in a separate folder refer to the Theodora Dunkelman Training Workshops which were established in her honour in 1950 at Hadassim, the Canadian Hadassah’s Children’s Village in Israel. A final folder contains Theodora Dunkelman’s bachelor’s degree.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-1; File 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1-1
File
9
Material Format
textual record
Date
[195-?]-1996
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
The file emphasizes the importance of the Dunkelman family to Ontario's Jewish community. Ben was a distinguished soldier, a successful businessman and a Zionist; David was founder of Tip Top Tailors and a Zionist leader; and Rose was a Zionist leader, publisher of the Jewish Standard and heavily involved in Hadassah and Youth Aliyah.
Scope and Content
File contains biographical information about Benjamin Dunkelman, including entries for himself and his parents Rose and David Dunkelman in the New Encyclopedia of Zionism and Israel, edited by Geoffrey Wigoder.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
Item
Fonds
2
Series
1
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[198-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a formal portrait of Ben Dunkelman.
Notes
Photograph is by Leo Hausman.
Name Access
Hausman, Leo, 1912-1982
Subjects
Portraits
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Physical Condition
Item is in good condition.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 23
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
23
Material Format
textual record
Date
1931-1940
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Dunkelman received this passport in 1931 and over the next nine years used it to travel to such places as Palestine--when he went to work for a year on a kibbutz--Italy and the United States.
Scope and Content
File consists of one Canadian passport.
Physical Condition
Passport is in good condition.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-1; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1-1
File
1
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
[192-?]-1978
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of a Mourner's Kaddish for David Dunkelman, Ben's father, who died in 1978. The file includes a 2-page speech about David Dunkelman's business success, and refers to Rose Dunkelman's role in assisting David with Tip Top Tailors. The file also contains a photograph of David Dunkelman and four other men (likely all businessmen) walking along a boardwalk, likely in Atlantic City. Identified in the photo is (left to right): [Samuel Posluns?], Louis Gelber, Percy Hermant, [unidentified], and David Dunkelman.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-1; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1-1
File
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[192-?]-[194-?]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 14 x 20 cm and 19 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File contains two portraits of David Dunkelman.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-1; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1-1
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1949
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains three obituaries for Rose Dunkelman, Ben Dunkelman's mother. The articles come from The Telegram, The Jewish Standard, and The Toronto Daily Star.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-1; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1-1
File
4
Material Format
textual record
Date
1950
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains two photocopied newspaper articles about Rose Dunkelman's burial in Israel following her death in 1949.
Related Material
See fonds 39 for Rose Dunkelman's fonds.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-1; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1-1
File
5
Material Format
textual record
Date
1958
Physical Description
1 folder of one textual record
Scope and Content
File contains one photocopied cover article from the Ontario Zionist Digest in connection with a memorial plaque and painting unveiled in honour of Rose Dunkelman.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-1; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1-1
File
6
Material Format
textual record
Date
1931-1991
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains two articles and one cover page from The Jewish Standard relating to the Zionist activities of Rose and David Dunkelman.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-1; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1-1
File
7
Material Format
textual record
Date
1949-1955
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains writings and correspondence mainly paying tribute to Rose Dunkelman and her Zionist work.
Physical Condition
Some records are fragile.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-1; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1-1
File
8
Material Format
textual record
Date
1957
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a booklet entitled "Golden Jubilee Dinner: 1907-1957", a celebration held on 16 December 1957 by the Toronto Zionist Council. The booklet includes a tribute to Rose Dunkelman.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Theodora Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-2; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Theodora Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1-2
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[192-?], Nov. 1953
Physical Description
26 photographs : b&w ; 14 x 9 cm or smaller
2 postcards : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of graphic material relating to Theodora Dunkelman. The majority of the images are of Theodora as a young girl during a family trip to Florida. Also included are photographs taken at Camp Modin and of Theo with her father, David Dunkelman. Finally, file includes a post card of a sulphuric acid plant in Haifa and a boat.
Physical Condition
One photograph is torn.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Theodora Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-2; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Theodora Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1-2
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1950
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains one clipping from The Canadian Zionist related to the creation of The Theodora Dunkelman Training Workshops at Hadassim, the Canadian Hadassah's Children's Village in Israel.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Theodora Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-2; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Theodora Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1-2
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1939-[194-]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of one scrapbook made up of programs and newspaper clippings relating chiefly to Theodora Dunkelman's performance in various theatre productions at Hart House. The scrapbook also includes clippings in connection with the marriage of Theo's sister Zelda Dunkelman to Morton Wilner. Of note is a document describing the family's grief after Theo's untimely death, as well as invitations to the installation of the Alpha Nu Chapter of the Alpha Epsilon Phi fraternity.
Subjects
Scrapbooks
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Theodora Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-2; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Theodora Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1-2
File
4
Material Format
textual record
Date
1946
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama degree from the Carnegie Institute of Technology. Theodora Dunkelman received the degree in 1946.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Date
[1951?], 24 July 1976
Physical Description
12 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 13 cm
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of records documenting the founding and 25th anniversary of the Island Yacht Club. Included is the founding meeting agenda and constitution and a speech delivered by founding member Leo Perkell at the 25th anniversary celebration. Also included are 12 photographs of the first outing and club party at the site of the Island Yacht Club. Identified is: Ben Dunkleman, Yael Dunkelman, and Marion Levinter.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
5
Material Format
textual record
Date
1978
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a letter Dunkelman wrote to the Registrar of Shipping in Toronto about his boat, Kittiwake III.
Physical Condition
Record is in good condition, but fragile.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1952
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains a United States patent for an infant's walking aid. The patent includes a certificate, along with diagrams and a description of the invention.
Related Material
See fonds 2, series 3 for information on Dunkelman's other enterprises.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
4
Material Format
textual record
Date
2 Aug. 1978
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains one letter Dunkelman wrote to Vintage Grand Touring Automobiles about rust repairs to his Fiat.
Physical Condition
Record is in good condition, but fragile.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
6
Material Format
textual record
Date
1948
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a photocopy of a letter composer Leonard Bernstein wrote to Ben Dunkelman while the latter was in Israel.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
7
Material Format
textual record
Date
1948-1949, 1958
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains early personal correspondence Dunkelman kept during and just after the Arab-Israeli War of 1948-1949.
Physical Condition
Some records are fragile.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
17 Sept. 1963
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of an eight-page story Dunkelman wrote about hunting a leopard in Africa.
Physical Condition
Record is hard to read in places due to erratic handwriting and the use of tape to attach parts of the script.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
8
Material Format
textual record
Date
1949
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of one letter from Carl Goldenberg to Ben Dunkelman, congratulating Dunkelman on his marriage.
Physical Condition
Record is stained but readable.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
9
Material Format
textual record
Date
1949
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a letter from Chaim Weizmann to David Dunkelman in connection with the Dedication of the Institute of Physics and Physical Chemistry.
Name Access
Weizmann, Chaim, 1874-1952
Subjects
Presidents--Israel
Source
Archival Descriptions
818 records – page 1 of 17.

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